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Definition of the noun Guttation

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noun - plural: guttations

  1. [botany] The exudation of drops of water from the leaves of some vascular plants as a result of root pressure.

Explanation

Guttation is the exudation of drops of xylem sap on the tips or edges of leaves of some vascular plants, such as grasses. Guttation is not to be confused with dew, which condenses from the atmosphere onto the plant surface.

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Google previewEssentials of College Botany (1914)

by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey

It is called guttation. Its mechanics and use are not clear. Laboratory Exercises. Note : In a large class, many of these experiments cannot be performed by every student. In that case the instructor should assign some experiments to one ...

Google previewAdvanced Biology (2000)

by Michael Roberts, Michael Jonathan Reiss, Grace Monger

process is called guttation (figure 17.19). Guttation is particularly common in tropical rain forests where, because of the high rainfall and humid atmosphere, plants have a plentiful water supply but a low rate of transpiration. One botanist ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

guttation The extrusion of water and sometimes salts from the aerial parts of plants, particularly at night when *transpiration rates are low. Guttation may occur in plants that are less than about 10 m tall, where hydrostatic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Guttation is the exudation of drops of xylem sap on the tips or edges of leaves of some vascular plants, such as grasses. Guttation is not to be confused with dew, which condenses from the atmosphere onto the plant surface. A hydathode is a ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

guttation but the major impact is due to abortion. Signs of acute poisoning in adult cattle and sheep may include anorexia, sluggishness, diarrhea or constipation, rough coat, mucus in the feces, vaginal discharge, nasal discharge and peeling ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

GUTTATION. Plants growing in an atmosphere so ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

guttation (ga-ta'shan) The exudation of water from leaves as a result of root pressure. Compare transpiration. guyot (ge'o) A flat-topped, extinct submarine ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Guttation: Exudation of water from plants particularly along the leaf margins through special structure hydathodes. Gymnocarpous: A type of basidiocarp development in which the hymenium remains naked and is never covered. It is initially ...

Google previewInterior Landscape Dictionary (1992)

by Joelle Steele

GUTTATION The release of liquid water from within the plant system onto a plant surface, usually from the tips of the leaves, occurring in high humidity when transpiration is prevented. The water may contain calcium salts which dry into a white ...

Google previewSasol Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology (2004)

by G.C. Gerrans, P. Hartmann-Petersen, Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

gypsum guttation The secretion of drops of water from the surface of leaves through structures called hydathodes. This occurs in conditions of high humidity in which transpiration proceeds slowly, and may be due ...

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